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My sound icon says that my internal speakers are not plugged in. When I remove and reinstall the drivers the sound works fine. But the same problem occurs again after a reboot.

I am using Windows 7 Home Basic on a Dell Inspiron N4010.

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Are you using Windows' default drivers, or the manufacturer's drivers? Sometimes one will work while the other is flaky. –  K.A Jan 6 '13 at 17:23
    
i am using manufacturer's driver. –  Akhilesh Jan 6 '13 at 17:47
    
Is it the current one? Dell evidently released an updated version after shipping the first one. Try this one: dell.com/support/drivers/us/en/04/DriverDetails/Product/… –  K.A Jan 6 '13 at 18:11
    
@KA: yes I have used the same driver as per your link (I have no idea what is happening after reboot) and thanks people for editing and making this question more intuitive. –  Akhilesh Jan 6 '13 at 18:47

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